HOUSTON (AP) — Dejounte Murray and Jakob Poeltl combined for 37 points in three quarters to help the San Antonio Spurs coast to a 134-104 victory over the Houston Rockets Tuesday night.
Murray had 19 points and 10 assists and Poeltl had 18 points with nine rebounds by the end of the third quarter, and neither played after that with the Spurs up by 31.
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man accused of stabbing a police dog and wanted for questioning in the death of his father, whose body was found hidden in his home's garage, was arrested Tuesday after evading capture for several hours, according to authorities.
1913 — Jim Thorpe gives up his track medals from the 1912 Olympic games as a result of his having been a professional. He had been paid $25 for playing in a semipro baseball game.
1951 — Jimmie Foxx and Mel Ott are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities on Monday asked for the public’s help in finding a 51-year-old man who has been charged with fatally shooting a Houston-area deputy during a traffic stop this past weekend
HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff's deputy was fatally struck by a vehicle early Monday as he stood by his motorcycle while blocking a Houston highway exit ramp during an off-duty job escorting heavy machinery, authorities said.
San Antonio Spurs (17-30, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (14-33, 15th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Houston looks to end its eight-game home skid with a win over San Antonio.
HOUSTON (AP) — A driver shot and killed a Houston-area deputy during an early Sunday morning traffic stop and then got back in his vehicle and drove off, authorities said.
Harris County Precinct 5 Constable Ted Heap identified the slain deputy as Cpl.
HOUSTON (AP) — Kyler Edwards had 25 points, eight rebounds and seven assists and No. 10 Houston used a big first half to rout East Carolina, 79-36, on Saturday night.
Edwards scored 17 first half points as the Cougars (17-2, 6-0 American) built a 44-14 halftime lead.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Confetti fell and Stephen Curry flexed. He danced and celebrated a January victory against the lowly Rockets as if it were a playoff game in May.
FULSHEAR, Texas (AP) — The location and altitude of a powered paraglider were not on an air traffic controller’s radar display when a small plane was placed on a collision course with it near Houston, federal investigators said Friday.
HOUSTON (AP) — A 15-year-old boy fatally shot his 17-year-old sister and another teenage girl at a home near Houston this week before killing himself, authorities said.
Their bodies were found Tuesday in the home in rural area near Crosby, a community about 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of Houston.
Houston Rockets (14-32, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (32-13, second in the Western Conference)
San Francisco; Friday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Warriors -12; over/under is 229
Five philanthropies plan to spend more than $20 million to bolster news coverage in Houston and create what they say will be one of the largest local nonprofit news organizations in the country.
The newsroom is anticipated to launch later this year or early 2023 on multiple platforms, the donors said Wednesday in a news release.
HOUSTON (AP) — Kyler Edwards had 23 points and seven rebounds, Fabian White Jr. added 16 points and five rebounds, and No. 10 Houston won its eighth straight by beating South Florida 74-55 on Tuesday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Three teens were found dead Tuesday in a home northeast of Houston, and it appears one of the teens killed themself after killing the other two, authorities said.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have expanded their offensive coordinator search to include former Washington coach Jay Gruden and three others, according to a person familiar with the situation.
HOUSTON (AP) — Forward Sebastián Ferreira has signed a four-year contract with Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo, leaving Paraguay's Libertad.
The 23-year-old is a designated player, the team said Tuesday.
HOUSTON (AP) — An ex-boyfriend has been arrested and charged with murder in the killing of a 16-year-old girl who was shot 22 times as she walked her dog in southwest Houston, police said Tuesday.
HOUSTON (AP) — A man wanted in the fatal shooting of a Houston restaurant manager was shot and killed by deputies in northeast Houston, according to Harris County sheriff's officials.
The 28-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was shot multiple times Monday after he first ran from the undercover deputies who saw him walking along a street, then made gestures indicating he was pointing a gun at them, said Harris County sheriff’s assistant chief Mike Lee.
Houston Rockets (13-32, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (29-15, fourth in the Western Conference)
Salt Lake City; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Donovan Mitchell leads Utah into a matchup with Houston.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — San Francisco 49ers left tackle Trent Williams is active for a wild-card game against the Dallas Cowboys after missing the regular-season finale with an elbow injury.
The nine-time Pro Bowler returned to practice Thursday after missing the 27-24 overtime victory at the Los Angeles Rams that put the 49ers in the playoffs.
Houston Rockets (12-32, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (18-27, 10th in the Western Conference)
Sacramento, California; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Christian Wood and the Houston Rockets take on De'Aaron Fox and the Sacramento Kings in Western Conference play.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans general manager Nick Caserio on Friday defended his decision to fire head coach David Culley after just one season, citing differences in opinion about the organization’s path forward.
HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has found no probable cause to support a charge a Houston mother faces after being accused of placing her 13-year-old son in the trunk of her car in an attempt to isolate him after he tested positive for COVID-19.
HOUSTON (AP) — Like she did most days, 16-year-old Diamond Alvarez walked her family’s dog Peanut in her southwest Houston neighborhood on Tuesday evening.
Since it was already dark, her mother, Anna Machado, told her to only stay out 20 minutes and then return home.
HOUSTON (AP) — David Culley spent 43 years as a college and NFL assistant before finally getting his first head coaching job with the Houston Texans.
He lasted just one season before being fired Thursday, a move that leaves the NFL with one Black head coach: Pittsburgh's Mike Tomlin.
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area school board member is facing calls to resign after he linked more Black teachers to lower school district performance in response to a presentation on an audit of the district’s equity and culture.